Spring Term Letter

Dear Parents/ Carers We were delighted to welcome all of our students back to school this term. School is once again as it should be; a vibrant, busy and happy environment in which our students thrive as they engage with their excellent teaching and learning. We are delighted to have been able to open up […]

Non-Uniform day in support of Comic Relief 2021 – Friday 19th March

Dear Parents/Carers The school will be supporting Comic Relief ‘Red Nose Day’ taking place nationwide this Friday by holding a mufti day to raise money for such a worthwhile and long-established charity.  A link to the website which provided wider information about the day is below. There is also further information regarding the support that […]

Team Durrington take on the KAPP Aspiration Challenge

In the first half of the spring term students and staff at Durrington High School were invited to take part in an Aspiration Challenge. With the school closed to the majority of students and the country in a national lockdown, the challenge aimed to offer students the chance to engage with curriculum areas outside of […]

Royal Academy of Art Young Artists’ Summer Show

Calling all of our AMAZING #TeamDurrington young artists! The Royal Academy is inviting submissions from young artists to take part in their Young Artists’ Summer Show.  The Young Artists’ Summer Show is a free, open submission exhibition for students aged 5 – 19 studying in the UK and British schools overseas. Artworks are judged by […]


Dear Parent/Carer We are really excited to share with you and your son/daughter the details of our upcoming #TeamDurrington Aspiration challenge for this half term. For the 4 week period commencing from 15/01/2021, we are launching a campaign for students to work towards gaining their aspiration badge remotely. Last term saw so many students making  […]

First Seahorse award goes to…..

Year 11 student Billy Lambe is the first student to be awarded the KAPP seahorse; having received his bronze badges for kindness, aspiration, perseverance and pride. This is a huge achievement, especially over such a short amount of time. Billy epitomizes our school values and we are incredibly proud of him. We also know that […]

KAPP (Kindness, Aspiration, Perseverance and Pride) off to a fantastic start

KAPP (Kindness, Aspiration, Perseverance and Pride) at DHS means going beyond your best; seeking out and embracing opportunities to aim high, dream big and dig deep. We believe that by encouraging all of our students to focus on these four key attributes we will create an even more connected, special and unique school culture in […]